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Hydro66 opens worlds first 100% hydro-powered colocation data centre

Oct 29th, 2015   Press release

Magdalena Andersson, Finance Minister of Sweden, opens ultra-green and ultra-efficient hosting adjacent to Facebook’s data centre in northern Sweden Hydro66 Svenska AB, based in London UK, today announces the unveiling of a 1000 square meter 3.2MW specialist data centre facility in Boden, Sweden, which dramatically reduces the cost model for secure enterprise colocation hosting with […]

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Hydro66 opens world’s first 100% hydroelectric datacentre in Sweden

Oct 23rd, 2015   In the media
Source: Computer Weekly

The 1,000m2 facility is located next to the Lule river in Sweden, which will be used to generate the datacentre’s power, which will be supplied directly from a 78MW hydropower station around 500 metres away. Read more…

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Hydro66 opens hydro-powered data center in Northern Sweden

Oct 23rd, 2015   In the media
Source: Datacenter Dynamics

A 1,000 square meter colocation facility has sprung up next to Facebook’s Luleå campus. British colocation provider Hydro66 has opened a 1,000 square meter data center near the city of Boden, Northern Sweden, in a region known as ‘the Node Pole’. Read more…

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Facebook Data Center in Sweden Has New Hydro-Powered Neighbor

Oct 22nd, 2015   In the media
Source: Data Center Knowledge

London-based data center provider Hydro66 has brought online its 100 percent hydro-powered data center in Boden, Sweden, about 10 miles from the $1 billion Facebook data center in Luleå. The facility’s anchor tenant is Hydro66’s sister company MegaMine, which provides bitcoin mining services. Read more…

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Serverhall i trä invigd i Boden

Oct 21st, 2015   In the media
Source: Sveriges Radio

I dag invigdes den nya serverhallen i Boden. Det är företaget Hydro 66 som investerat tiotals miljoner i anläggningen som byggts helt i trä av ett lokalt Bodenföretag.  Read more…

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Lovar datacenter för en halv miljard

Oct 21st, 2015   In the media
Source: Norrbottens Kuriren

Boden I samband med att Hydro66 datahall i Boden invidges idag utlovade företaget även ytterligare investeringar, på totalt en halv miljard kronor. Read more…

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Finansministern positiv till lägre skatt för datahallar

Oct 21st, 2015   In the media
Source: Affärer i Norr

Finansminister Magdalena Andersson är positiv till utredningsförslaget om sänkt elskatt för serverhallar. Det sa hon vid en presskonferens i Luleå under onsdagen. Read more…

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Hydro66 invigde ny datahall i Boden

Oct 21st, 2015   In the media
Source: Affärer i Norr

Bolagets första datahall i Boden är på 1000 kvadratmeter och rymmer 400 racks. När den är full har Hydro66 planer på att bygga 12 hallar till. Totalt har man avsatt närmare 500.000 kronor till investeringar i hallar och serverkapacitet. Read more…

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Anne Graf huvudtalare på konferens i Oslo om datacenter

Oct 16th, 2015   In the media
Source: Affärer i Norr

Nyheter för och om näringslivet i norra sverige Read more…

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Vältajmat av Anne Graf

Oct 15th, 2015   In the media
Source: Norrbottens Affärer

I dag var Anne Graf från The Node Pole en av huvudtalarna på den internationella datacenterkonferensen Datacloud Nordic. Read more…

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Swedish government study advocates tax cut for datacentre providers

Oct 13th, 2015   In the media
Source: Datacentres

A new report has recommended a 97% reduction in electricity taxation for datacentres in the Scandinavian country by January 2017. The study, by the Swedish government proposes a 0.005 krona, pricing for datacentres in Sweden as well as a 97% tax cut for datacentres and data service providers, CloudTech reported. Read more…

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Study: Sweden Should Lower Taxes for Data Centers

Oct 12th, 2015   In the media
Source: Data Center Knowledge

Authors of a government-commissioned study in Sweden have recommended that the government lowers the tax burden on data center operators the same way it gives tax breaks to other industries that consume a lot of electricity and compete globally. Read more…

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Government study finalized: Suggests massive cuts in electricity taxes for datacenters in Sweden

Oct 12th, 2015   Press release

A 97% reduction in electricity taxation for datacenters – this is the proposal by a government commissioned study on October 9 handed in to the Swedish Ministry of Finance. Sweden is aspiring to become “the home of the internet” as global demand for Cloud solutions surges. The investigation especially highlights the need of the tax harmonization […]

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Sweden urged to slash data center power tax

Oct 9th, 2015   In the media
Source: Data Center Dynamics

Study proposes 97 percent tax reduction, cutting total data center costs by a quarter. A study commissioned by the Swedish government has proposed that data centers should have the tax on their electricity almost completely removed, to boost the country’s role in Internet services. Read more…

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